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Monday, October 9

Top Stories 
• Wildfires in Northern California destroyed nearly 1,500 structures and led to the evacuation of 20,000 residents.

• A Huntington man who was stuck on the Long Island Sound for 17 hours after his kayak capsized was rescued.

Brooklyn News
• The district manger of Community Board 6 who was accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend issued his resignation.

• Police are searching for two men who attacked another man in Greenpoint.

• A man who was reported missing after a job dispute was found dead and buried in the backyard of a Bushwick home.

Subway Status 
• Jamaica Center bound J and Z trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av.

• No M trains between Myrtle-Wyckoff Av and Myrtle Av (Broadway).

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Flooding on I-278 eastbound at Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West right lane affected but passable.

• Disabled bus on I-278 eastbound approaching Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit left lane blocked.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
• The Yankees beat the Indians 1-0 to win Game 3 and stay alive in the playoffs. The Yankees host the Indians for Game 4 of the ALDS at 7:08 p.m.

• The Rangers (1-2-0) blanked the Canadiens, 2-0.

• The Islanders (1-1-0) host the St. Louis Blues at 1 p.m.

• The Giants (0-5) fell to the San Diego Chargers, 27-22. They lost four receivers to injuries, including Odell Beckham Jr. during the game.

• The Jets (3-2) topped the Cleveland Browns, 17-14.

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Tierney Sutton Band: The Sting Variations
Saturday, Oct 17th  8pm  Jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton pays tribute to rock icon Sting.  $35 Kumble Theater, LIU Brooklyn Campus, 1 University Plaza, Downtown.

What’s On TV Tonight

• The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8PM) – Amy records Sheldon talking in his sleep and tries to convince him that he has a more laid-back side. Meanwhile, Koothrappali and Stuart compete to win the heart of Bernadette’s new co-worker.

• The Gifted (FOX, 9PM) After exerting her powers beyond their limits, Blink goes into a state of shock, forcing Caitlin and Eclipse to go on a mission to find a special serum that will help her to recover.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – A patient isn’t honest with his doctors, and this may cost him his chance at life-saving surgery. Meanwhile, Claire must learn how to communicate with Shaun as they race back to the hospital with a donated organ.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: White Collar Season 6 – In an attempt to secure his freedom once and for all, Neal convinces Peter to strike an ironclad deal with the FBI brass.

• Hulu: Scandal Season 1 – Everyone has a secret and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the nation’s elite and keeping those secrets under wraps.

• Amazon Video: Stardust – In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he’ll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm.

Real Estate

• For Sale – 55 Driggs Avenue, Greenpoint - Mixed use building.  Commercial space/vacant 4 family. 2,000 sq/ft of retail space, 2,600 sq/t of residential space, semi-finished 2,000 sq/ft in basement.  New sprinklers and water lines. Asking $3,199,000 Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• For Sale – Williamsburg  1BR, 1 bath condo features LR, DR, wall to wall wood flooring, 10.5′ floor to ceiling windows, SS appliances, quartz countertops.  Asking $949,000  Carollo Real Estate & Management  718-747-7747

Local Eats of the Day

• Champs
Located at 197 Meserole St.

Enjoy their Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich made with grilled seitan, sauteed bell peppers, onions, mushrooms with melted cheese on a hero and served with side salad for $12.99.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
 Chrome Set Up: You can customize your Chrome browser to open any page for the homepage or startup page. Click here to learn how.

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Written by BKTicker

October 10th, 2017 at 4:06 pm

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